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Letter: ‘I survived 285 to Orla Texas’

On my last road trip down to Carlsbad, New Mexico I saw a bumper sticker on the back of a pickup truck that said,...

UFOs hot topic, being taken seriously in Washington DC

While enjoying the annual UFO festival in Roswell, New Mexico this weekend, perhaps the most significant difference between this year’s event and past festivals...

Letter: When it comes to refugees, WWJD?

I am so ashamed of our county commissioners! That makes me ashamed of all of us in Chaves County, because they supposedly represent us....

Letter: Chief thanks community for supporting firefighters

As fire chief, I, along with the other members of the Roswell Fire Department, would like to express our sincere appreciation to our fellow...

Letter: Demonizing southeast New Mexico

Everyone in New Mexico knows that the southeast corner of the state is the economic backbone of our state. Without the revenue generated by...

UFOs in the news as festival nears

It’s almost July. Most years, Roswell can begin — right about now — to feel like the center of the never-ending worldwide conversation about...

Letter: City will plant some grass, call it a day

The city has begun demolition of the historically significant Cahoon Pool. I suppose the city would like to get rid of the old pool...

Letter: City’s election plans found lacking

There is so much wrong with the election plan City Clerk Sharon Coll proposed and City Council just approved (as reported in the RDR). Coll...

Letter: Energy mandates and subsidies don’t work

New Mexico’s recent Clean Energy Transition Act (CETA) to industrialize renewable wind and solar requirements at 50% by 2030 and 100% by 2050 defies...

Letter: Here’s hoping that von Bismarck’s proven wrong

As we watched the memorials for our fallen service men that took part on D-Day to defeat Hitler in World War II, I wonder...

The value of news, to everyone

The news industry has endured a challenging economic run in recent years as it’s struggled with changes in the way media is consumed. One of...

When those who serve are injured, it impacts us all

There is often a special relationship between communities and their local firefighters. These are, after all, people willing to risk their own safety to protect...

RDR dedicated to Roswell

Newspapers and those who print them often find themselves near the center of local life. That’s been the case for as long as newspapers have...

Letter: Arguments in favor of abortion ‘erroneous’

Once again, we are hearing the same tired arguments in favor of abortion. “A woman must be able to control her own body.” No...

Letter: The truth (on Dems) will come out: Expect indictments

On a sheet of paper, Robert Mueller could have said Trump colluded with Putin to get elected, and it would have been the end...

Letter: Is the US a sovereign nation — or not?

Congress is responsible for funding. President Trump asked for funding for a border barrier and called the situation a crisis. The Pelosi-led House suggested...

Letter: If you think abortion is wrong, ‘don’t have one’

In (the May 22) Roswell Daily Record you have an article about the #StopTheBan rally held on Pioneer Plaza Tuesday, May 21. You accurately...

Letter: The billion dollar decommissioning industry

For those that don’t track nuclear energy development like I do, you might be getting mixed signals about the future of nuclear power plants...

Letter: Same moral standard should be demanded of Dems, Republicans

We have been hearing of calls by the Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump. We must wonder why we hear such a fervent cry....

Letter: Letter writer offers‘ some satire’

For those of your readers who think the city’s Resolution 19-28 entitled “A Resolution in support of the Unborn” was a good move, I’ve...

Stanton Friedman’s voice will be missed

Roswell, New Mexico. 1947. Mention of the place, the year — that’s all it takes. Even those only casually interested in reported UFO phenomena...

Plan aimed at protecting precious resource

When people hear the words “recommended reading” they have an expectation of what comes next. A list of interesting or thrilling reads provided by...

Letter: Legalizing marijuana will damage state’s image

When I first moved to New Mexico in 1969, drive-in liquor windows were legal despite New Mexico having a serious DWI problem. These no longer...

Letter: Is legalizing recreational marijuana worth it?

Coming from a background of many personal challenges, obstacles and unstable life situations I have an understanding of other young kids who may struggle...

Sister airports a perfect match

There may have been a point in human history when conspiracy theories were rare. But that would have been very, very early on. Seeing...

2019 session saw state make great gains

In your front page story on the recent legislative session printed April 14, one Republican legislator complained that “What we saw happen up there...

A ‘new wave’ of nuclear energy

The primary reason for the current nuclear renaissance is because of the “fear of climate change.” It is so ironic that the “fear of...

Sightings by pilots can’t be ignored

Few topics of conversation have been more stigmatized in the United States over the past 70-odd years than sightings of unexplained aerial phenomena. Anyone...

Letter: Wasn’t Senate Bill S. 311 meant to save lives?

According to 44 members of the current Senate, murder is legal. When (U.S.) Senate Bill S. 311 (Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act) failed...

Letter writer impressed by concern for toddlers

(Recently) I was the substitute teacher at University High School where I was assisting with the babies and toddlers. Many of the little ones’...

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